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Holiday Lantern Walk – free


Art in Public Places invites guests and residents of all ages to enjoy this joyful celebration of light at this free community event. Live alpine musical entertainment will be from 4:30PM - 5:30PM, anticipating the arrival of Santa who will lead the short jolly procession through Vail Village at 5:30PM. Now a favorite family holiday tradition, the festive walk ends at the Gore Creek Promenade for a celebration of film on ice at the Twelfth Annual Vail Winterfest Ice Theater and complimentary hot cocoa. The Holiday Lantern Walk is generously sponsored by Doe Browning.


Time: Live music from 4:30PM - 5:30PM, walk begins at 5:30PM

Location: Slifer Square



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Food and drink celebrate the culinary heritage of the Colorado Rockies and the Alps. This delicious blend of cultures echoes Vail’s own heritage, modeled after the Alpine town of Zermatt, Switzerland.

Open all day, Gessner, the 3-meal Vail, Colorado restaurant is open breakfast through dinner, showcasing authentic flavors from the Colorado Rockies and the European Alps.


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